Obiter-dictum definition

äbitər diktəm, ōbitər
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Any incidental remark.
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An incidental remark; especially (law) a statement or remark in a court's judgment that is not essential to the disposition of the case. [from 18th c.]
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Noun

Singular:
obiter-dictum
Plural:
obiter dicta

Origin of obiter-dictum